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Coronavirus case updates: May 5

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Posted at 9:11 AM, May 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-05 23:41:45-04

As coronavirus cases come in throughout our area on Tuesday, KMTV will update this story with the latest numbers. Check back often for updates. The latest updates will be posted at the top. You can find our full coronavirus coverage here.

NEBRASKA

  • 6,438 total cases
  • 82 total deaths

ADAMS COUNTY

  • One death announced Tuesday

HALL COUNTY

  • 1,281
  • 2 deaths announced Tuesday

DOUGLAS COUNTY

  • 944

DAKOTA COUNTY

  • 9 new cases for a total of 1014 to date
  • One additional death for a total of three to date

CENTRAL DISTRICT HEALTH DEPARTMENT

  • 1,350 cases in health jurisdiction total, 39 total deaths
  • 2 additional deaths reported Tuesday
  • 15 cases in Merrick County, 0 deaths
  • 50 cases in Hamilton County, 8 deaths
  • 1,285 cases in Hall County, 31 deaths

NEBRASKA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONAL SERVICES
A staff member of the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services has tested positive for COVID-19. They are employed at the Nebraska State Penitentiary, but are currently self-isolating. Anyone who has had contact with the employee in the past 72 hours is instructed to self-isolate until cleared by a medical provider.

This is the fifth employee with the department to test positive for the virus. So far, the department says no inmates have tested positive for COVID-19.

LINCOLN
Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird and the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department (LLCHD) announced that 45 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Lincoln Tuesday morning, bringing the community total to 439.

  • 233 cases are community spread
  • 21 cases are travel-related
  • 31 cases are from direct contact
  • 146 cases have unknown origins
  • One case has been fatal

IOWA

  • 408 additional positive cases for a total of 10,111 positive cases
  • An additional 3,000 negative tests for a total of 50,458 negative tests to date
  • 19 deaths were also reported
  • 407 are currently hospitalized
  • 3,572 Iowans have recovered

The Iowa Department of Public Health provided the following information on the people who died:

  • Allamakee County, 1 older adult (61-80 years)
  • Black Hawk County, 1 middle-age adult (41-60 years), 1 older adult (61-80 years), 1 elderly adult (81+)
  • Dallas County, 1 older adult (61-80 years), 1 elderly adult (81+)
  • Jasper County, 1 elderly adult (81+)
  • Linn County, 1 middle-age adult (41-60 years), 5 older adults (61-80 years),
  • Polk County, 1 adult (18-40 years), 1 elderly adult (81+)
  • Tama County, 3 elderly adults (81+)
  • Woodbury County, 1 elderly adult (81+)

POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY

  • 3 new COVID-19 cases for a total of 62 cases
  • 26 individuals have recovered
  • 33 are self-isolating
  • 1 is hospitalized
  • 2 deaths total